foredeck foredeck

Definition(s):

  • (n) the deck between the bridge and the forecastle

Usage(s):

  1. On the submarine's black foredeck another knot of men stood.
  2. After dinner we retreated to the comfortable chairs, pillows and mattresses piled on the foredeck to lose ourselves in the stars and watch the moon set over Selayar's hills.
  3. The next morning, in a 16-knot breeze, he stood bareheaded and coatless on the foredeck of Northampton and watched 48 ships pass in review.

News

  • Luxury Supiore Uno electric boat makes a green splash

    The Uno has a foredeck with solar panels and a top speed of about 11 mph. (Credit: Supiore) If you ever feel the need to humble yourself because of your Croesus-like excesses, go small and go green. Those are two words to describe the Supiore Uno, a compact luxury watercraft that's all electric. Billed as the first solar-powered electric tender , the Uno packs a barbeque, chilled wine storage ...
    on November 19, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  • Mr. Hazelhoff Roelfzema wrote of the gunboat: "Crewmen crouched on the foredeck and along the sides. Finally, they pulled us aboard without stopping, abandoning the dinghy. Then, rearing up under full power, the 320 roared out to sea."
    on Oct 7, 2007 By: Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema Source: New York Times

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